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Marriage postponement in Iran: Accounting for socio-economic and cultural change in time and space

Torabi, Fatemah; Baschieri, Angela; Clarke, Lynda; Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad


The mean age at marriage of Iranian women increased by three years between the mid-1980s and 2000 during a period of great socio-economic change, particularly affecting the 1971-1975 and 1976-1980 birth cohorts. This paper analyses the marriage timing and

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Space and Place
DOI: 10.1002/psp.1710


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